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Italy international footballer Davide Astori found dead aged 31

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Italy international footballer Davide Astori found dead aged 31

Italy international footballer Davide Astori found dead aged 31
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Fiorentina captain Davide Astori, 31, died of a sudden illness on Sunday morning, the Serie A club said on Twitter.

"Fiorentina is deeply upset to have to announce that its captain Davide Astori has passed away, victim of a sudden illness," said the statement.

"Due to the terrible and delicate situation, and above all for the respect of his family, an appeal is made to everyone's sensibility."

Florentina's Serie A match at Udinese was postponed after the news, according to a statement from Udinese.

The Italian football team paid their respects to the Astori's family on Twitter.